December 21, 2006

LSU's bigs embarrassed by Huskies

LSU has seen this game before.

Last season, the Tigers dropped a pair of games to eventual national champion Florida because of their inability to handle the Gators' inside game.

On Wednesday night, Washington pounded LSU in the paint en route to a convincing 88-72 victory.

Instead of Joakim Noah and Al Horford, it was freshman Spencer Hawes and sophomore Jon Brockman doing the damage. Hawes and Brockman combined for 42 points and 26 rebounds.

Led by Hawes and Brockman, the Huskies outrebounded the Tigers 44-34. Glen Davis was outplayed by both Washington post men. Davis scored just eight points, four in each half. Magnum Rolle had four points and was relegated to the bench in the second half.

"It wasn't their 3-point shooting or their perimeter play," LSU coach John Brady said.

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